Cristiano Ronaldo and Al-Nassr are back in the title race! Saudi Pro League winners and losers as Neymar suffers amid off-field controversies

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We may only be seven rounds into the 2023-24 Saudi Pro League season, but this is already shaping up to be a thrilling campaign in the Middle East. The top six teams are now separated by just three points after a thoroughly entertaining set of fixtures that returned 36 goals.

Perhaps the most entertainment came in the biggest game of them the past week, as Al-Nassr re-established themselves as title contenders with a 4-3 win over Al-Ahli in which Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to maintain his fine form in front of goal.

Nassr are now within touching distance of the summit, in part because of leaders Al-Hilal dropping points in their 1-1 draw with Damac. Jorge Jesus' side have now been surpassed at the top by defending champions Al-Ittihad who saw off Al-Fateh with a 2-1 win.

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Steven Gerrard's Al-Ettifaq are also well in the title race after a 4-3 win of their own over Al-Ta'ee, but who had a week to remember, and who would rather forget their latest performance?

GOAL breaks down the winners & losers from the latest round of Saudi Pro League action...